Category Archives: Catholic Writing and Publishing

Monday’s Writing Tips – What Now?

Monday’s Writing Tips  | Karen Kelly Boyce, Author and Inspirational Speaker Two weeks ago we finished our personal editing, searched for a professional editor and with price in mind sent our manuscript to be professionally edited. As a proficient writer … Continue reading

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CWG Prayer Chain Post: March 29, 2015

The CWG Prayer Chain Post is a weekly post for members to include their special intentions by adding a comment. Isaiah 50:4-7 Lord Yahweh has given me a disciple’s tongue, for me to know how to give a word of … Continue reading

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From the President’s Desk – The Importance of Being Needed

“I guess being needed is almost as good as being loved. Maybe better.” Betty Smith, “A Tree Grows in Brooklyn” It’s been a busy – and overwhelming –  two weeks. I attended and spoke to a group of women at the … Continue reading

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Finding the Ultimate Pleasure Park

We live in a world where pleasure-seeking has become a highly prized ritual. And we keep upping the ante on what constitutes “pleasure.” Sadomasochism is being normalized, evidenced by the immense popularity of “Fifty Shades of Grey.” Addiction is rampant, … Continue reading

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Freelance Writing as a Vocation – Part 1

Why do you write? Some authors write to inform their readers of current events. Other authors write because there is a need deep inside that forces them to craft stories. Then there are the authors who are more mercenary; it … Continue reading

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CWG Prayer Chain Post: March 22, 2015

The CWG Prayer Chain Post is a weekly post for members to include their special intentions by adding a comment. Hebrews 5:7-9 During his life on earth, he offered up prayer and entreaty, with loud cries and with tears, to … Continue reading

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Connie Rossini and St. Therese – CWG March Book Blast

This month, the Catholic Writers’ Guild is touring Guildie Connie Rossini’s book, Trusting God with St. Therese. It’s an SOA winner as well as an award-winning novel, and an inspiration to anyone needing find inspiration in the face of difficult situations. … Continue reading

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Member Round-Up

Hey pardner, have you checked out your fellow members’ best blog posts??? Michael Seagriff asks your help to get this great post into church bulletins. Let’s all scurry over and suggest it to our pastors!! Larry Peterson gives a real … Continue reading

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Three

I must admit that I lament the way many of my Catholic brothers and sisters lack knowledge of the scriptures.  I sometimes hear crazy stuff that defames the Old Testament, the discipline of memorizing scripture or even the idea of … Continue reading

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Monday’s Writing Tips – Developmental Editing

Last week we discussed getting an editor and the types of editing that are available. This week I would like to present the need for a novelist to pay for and get professional developmental editing. As mentioned in the last … Continue reading

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